.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • More UPS than downs in 40 years

    The man in brown won’t be delivering packages around town any longer.

    After 40 years delivering UPS packages to Harrison County residents and businesses, Al Buckley plans to spend more time fishing with his grandson.

    Buckley’s last day on the job will be Christmas Eve.

    “When I first started nobody even knew what UPS was,” said Buckley.

    Born and raised on a farm in Lexington, Buckley said he instantly felt at home when he began his route in Harrison County in 1969.

  • Benjamin Matthew Marsh

    Benjamin Matthew Marsh

    Benjamin Matthew Marsh was born on Oct. 19, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital to Matthew and Kristy Marsh of Lexington, Ky. He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Mark and Patty Boll of Columbus, Ohio; maternal great-grandparents are Pat and Mary Melaragno of Columbus and the late George and Rose Ann Boll.

    Paternal grandparents are J Frank and Wanda Marsh of Harrison County; great-grandparents are the late Frank and Lauretta Marsh and the late Harvey and Lottie Cordray.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge William D. ee^Probus

    presiding Dec. 1, 2008

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of John I. Reeves, probate hearing; order entered, dispensing with Administration.

    Estate of Roberta Mae Conyers, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.

    Estate of Essie J. Glassock, probate hearing; order entered, dispensing with Administration.

    CIVIL CASES

  • Knipper's family thanks community

    To the editor,

    On behalf of David Knipper’s, children, family and friends, we would like to thank the community for the donations that we received to take care of his arrangements and burial.

    We would like to thank Ware Funeral Home for their time and patience with us.

    Also all the prayers and cards that we all received.

    You will never know how much we appreciate what was done for all of his family and friends.

    As his mother, I really appreciate the friendship and love that has been shown to me by the community and my close friends.

  • Former school board candidate says citizens can handle ranking of schools

    To the editor:

    When the message is upsetting to some folks, it is always easier to attack the messenger rather than the message. 

  • Commissioners ponder two annexation proposals

    A new ordinance for property owned by Mayor Jim Brown to be annexed into the city was heard at Dec. 9 city commission meeting.

    The new ordinance is now the second ordinance being considered to annex residential areas on Millersburg Pike into Cynthiana. Different from the first ordinance, the second ordinance annexes only property owned by Larry and Patricia Wiley and Jim and Kay Brown. Property owned by Dr. Derek Clarke and Doreen Wisener was removed from the second ordinance.

    City Attorney John Lair said Clarke and Wisener may not want to be annexed into city limits.

  • Board Chairman rejects candidate's statements

    To the editor:

    This letter is in response to the inflammatory opinions expressed by Mr. Bill Doan as printed in the Nov. 20th edition of the Democrat.  Mr. Doan made several statements concerning the Harrison County School District that are not only counter-productive but also demean our students, faculty, and staff.

  • Miss HCHS pageant returns to hilltop

    The Miss Harrison County High School Pageant was held on Saturday, Dec. 13, with the theme of “Moonlight Masquerade”. Pictured from left are: Stephanie Fryman, first runner-up; Kelsi Strawzell, Miss Harrison County High School; Bonnie Jo Dailey, second runner-up; and Nicole Rosa, best theme wear. The 10 contestants were judged on theme wear, formal wear, a random question, community service, a stage interview, grade point average and their participation in clubs/organizations. The event was sponsored by Brian T. Canupp, Attorneys at Law.

  • Matthew Conway Williams

    Matthew Conway Williams

    Matthew Conway Williams was born to Crystal Tolliver and Robbie Williams of Paris, Ky. on Nov. 10, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Steven and Kenny, and sisters, Kimberly, Charity and Haley Williams.

    Maternal grandparents are Lee and Patricia Tolliver of Paris, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Ella Mae and Ray Tolliver.

    Paternal grandparents are Margaret and Melvin Williams of Paris; paternal great-grandparents are Etta Williams, Orie Williams, Bob and Lorene Stanfield.

  • CHS "Bulldog" ornaments for sale

    To the editor,

    The readers of The Cynthiana Democrat who graduated from Cynthiana High School might be interested in purchasing a Christmas ornament depicting the memory of C.H.S. The ornaments’ design features a drawing of C.H.S. by Mike Gray and the other side displays the “Bulldog” emblematic of the bulldog spirit. Ornaments are white with kelly green color.

    The ornaments sell for $10 and can be purchased at the Cozy Cottage Beauty Shop. If you would like to purchase one by mail please call 859-234-4651.